Which surname is correct for Kings of France

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Which surname for the KINGS of FRANCE should we use on WikiTree, (OF_FRANCE) or (CAPET)? 
PHILIP (PHILIP I) "The Amorous" De France (Capet-120) and
PHILIPPE (PHILIPPE II) "The Amorous" (OF_FRANCE-243)

PHILIPPE AUGUSTE (CAPET-12) DE FRANCE

LOUIS (Capet-11)  

Thank you for your help :-)

in Genealogy Help by Bettye Carroll G2G6 Mach 4 (46.1k points)
edited by Bettye Carroll
Capet is the correct Last name at birth (LNAB) for this branch of the Kings of France.
Capet. We never use "of " locations if we can help it ( nor De, de, la, ex, Van, Von, atte, at, and there are others). It is great that you asked at G2G. I am never sure myself sometime so I ask (-:

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take a look here for instructions on how to fill in all the fields for European aristrocrats/royalty

http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Name_Fields_for_European_Aristocrats

by Keith McDonald G2G6 Mach 8 (89.6k points)
selected by Maggie N.

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